Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. for Fresh Lobster Bisque Recipe

  2. 2 lb. lobster

  3. 1/4 cup butter

  4. 2 cups cold water

  5. 1/4 cup flour

  6. 4 cups milk

  7. 1 1/2 teaspoons salt

  8. Few grains of cayenne

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Remove meat from lobster shell.

  2. Add cold water to body bones and tough end of claws, cut in pieces; bring slowly to boiling-point, and cook twenty minutes.

  3. Drain, reserve liquor, and thicken with butter and flour cooked together.

  4. Scald milk with tail meat of lobster, finely chopped; strain, and add to liquor.

  5. Season with salt and cayenne; then add tender claw meat, cut in dice, and body meat.

  6. When coral is found in lobster, wash, wipe, force through fine strainer, put in a mortar with butter, work until well blended, then add flour, and stir into soup.

  7. If a richer soup is desired, White Stock may be used in place of water.


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